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EHC Plan Writer

Job Description

Wigan Council is seeking an experienced EHC Plan Writer to join their team. As an EHC Plan Writer, you will be responsible for drawing up and amending Education Health and Care plans and chairing EHC/SEND plan meetings. You will support the Council's statutory responsibilities in respect of the identification, assessment and provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. With a day rate of £180 and hybrid working this is a brilliant opportunity!

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and amend Education Health and Care plans
  • Chair EHC/SEND plan meetings
  • Maintain complete and accurate record systems to enable a full assessment of procedures and the production of performance monitoring statistics
  • Obtain information and undertake investigative work as requested
  • Ensure distribution of additional resources to schools within borough and extra district (maintained and independent), to ensure pupils needs are met
  • Signpost schools to sources of appropriate support in relation to funding
  • Actively challenge decisions and processes, to ensure that individuals receive the best possible outcomes and are treated fairly
  • Ensure systems are updated on a regular basis and information captured is accurate and inputted in a timely fashion
  • Have individual responsibility to make a positive improvement to the lives of children and young people with additional needs and their families
  • Ensure you operate within GDPR guidelines by regularly reviewing data held and destroying information in line with retention schedules


  • Proven experience as an EHC Plan Writer
  • Excellent knowledge of Education Health and Care plans and SEND Code of Practice
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

The benefits of working with SCS:

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact.
  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK.
  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
  • Payroll service twice a week.
  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.

If this is something that you like the sound of then please don't hesitate to get in touch by calling on 017722089064 or emailing me your CV to and I'll be in touch for a chat!